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November 9, 2010  9:24 PM

Food fight! Rackspace ditched for AWS



Posted by: CarlBrooks
Amazon infrastructure, aws, cloud infrastructure, food fight, Rackspace, Rackspace Cloud, web 2.0, why pick one cloud over another

Web company Mixpanel delivered an informative tirade on why they are leaving Rackspace Cloud for Amazon Web Services (AWS) today. The story basically boils down to "AWS is better potting soil for Web apps," although there...

October 7, 2010  6:09 PM

Amazon does not oversubscribe



Posted by: CarlBrooks
4000 servers, Amazon does not oversubscribe, Amazon infrastructure, aws, back of the envelope, I was told there would be no math, IaaS cloud computing, what's behind the curtain

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels said on Twitter that AWS does not oversubscribe its services. "If you launch an instance type you get the performance you ask (and pay) for, period. No oversubscription," he wrote. An earlier...


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